Neuromuscular disorders are diagnosed across the lifespan and create many challenges especially with infants, children and adolescents. This new edition of the definitive reference, edited by the established world renowned authorities on the science, diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in childhood is a timely and needed resource for all clinicians and researchers studying neuromuscular disorders, especially in childhood. The Second Edition is completely revised to remain current with advances in the field and to insure this remains the standard reference for clinical neurologists and clinical research neurologists. The Second Edition retains comprehensive coverage while shortening the total chapter count to be an even more manageable and effective reference.
SECTION I. Clinical and Laboratory Approach to the Infant and Child with a Neuromuscular Problem SECTION II. Infantile Hypotonia and Arthrogryposis SECTION III. Motor Neuron Disorders SECTION IV. Peripheral Nerve Disorders Radiculopathies and Plexopathies Mononeuropathies Polyneuropathies SECTION V. Neuromuscular Junction Disorders SECTION VI. Myopathies SECTION VII. Special Clinical Problems Ataxias SECTION VIII. General Therapeutic Principles